1878-P VAM-146

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1878-P VAM-146 Line in E, R, Y

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965.
This coin is a Top 30 1878 Variety
146 II2 - B2j (Line in E, R, Y) (194) I-2 R-3
Obverse II2- Point of star 4 right broken. Slight doubling of right side of 7. Diagonal die gouge through bottom of E, two through top of R, and one through middle of Y in LIBERTY. Slightly doubled profile on lips, chin and upper neck.
Reverse B2j- Middle of eagle's wing overpolished. Open o in God. Engraved wing feather betwen right wing and leg appears as vertical bar in the opening.

Comments:
1. Significant gouges can be seen in the ER of LIBERTY. LDS is lightly clashed, but there is no letter transfer.

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Another gouge can be found in the Y.
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Slight doubling on the right side of the 7
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The R in TRUST shows signs of deterioration and potentially being reworked with a smaller crossbar.
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Overpolished wing
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Short nock, parallel arrow feather.
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The nose is polished down slightly.
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Full Coin Photos

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